The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables. Our selection is ever changing. Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table. Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk. We will provide a donation receipt upon request.
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.
Mildred Stevens Williams
2916 Sennebec Road
Appleton, ME 04862
Tue: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
& 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings. Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue.
Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift. Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.
Gifts to the Library
The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.
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Saturday, September 16, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Library Book and Bake Sale. In conjunction with Appleton Historical Society’s Treasure Hunt and Auction fundraiser for the Appleton Meetinghouse Restoration Fund, Appleton Library is having a Book and Bake Sale fundraising event. Donated baked goods are needed.
Tuesday, September 19, 3:00 – 4:00 pm: Fiber Arts Tuesday. Itching to complete that fiber arts project? Come and stitch with Penelope Olson and Julie Sells on the third Tuesday of every month.
Wednesday, September 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 6:30 -8:00 pm: Birding by Ear. Join Maine Guide Gary Roberts for a 4-week class on bird identification not with binoculars or spotting scope, but by listening to a species individual song and calls. No charge. Please contact the Appleton Library at 785-5656 to register.
Thursday, September 21, 6:30 – 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Talks: Preserving Your Harvest. Do you know how to preserve your harvest to enjoy in the winter? We’ll highlight the many resources available through the Maine County Extension office, including watching “How To” videos. Many handouts will be provided. For the experienced, come share your tried and true techniques and recipes.